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How effective is Aricept for Dementia?

Summary: 87 Aricept users have rated its effectiveness for Dementia.

Overall ratings: 2.5/5
Long term ratings: 2.6/5

This is a review of how effective Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride) is for Dementia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Aricept

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,463 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.

Trend of aricept reports

Dementia

Dementia (madness) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride. (view latest reports from 12,421 patients)

Trend of Dementia reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 87 people are studied for taking Aricept in Dementia




Aricept effectiveness for Dementia


Long term Aricept effectiveness for Dementia

Aricept effectiveness for Dementia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall15322794
Long term
(1+ years)
3181751

Gender of people who take Aricept for Dementia * :

FemaleMale
Dementia67.82%32.18%

Age of people who take Aricept for Dementia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%1.15%1.15%0.00%1.15%8.05%88.51%

Who find Aricept more effective for Dementia?

Gender of people who find Aricept more effective * :

FemaleMale
Dementia69.23%30.77%

Age of people who find Aricept more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%0.00%30.77%61.54%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...
  • Does donepezil cause increased appetite?
    (Asked by a 70 year old woman who has Excessive Hunger, and takes Donepezil)
    I WOULD SIMPLY LIKE TO KNOW IF DONEPEZIL CAUSES AN INCREASE IN APPETITE!! WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR ANSWER SOON AND APPRECIATE YOUR TIME. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HELP!!!!
  • Can abilify increase hallucinations in a person with frontotemporal lobe dementia?
    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Frontotemporal Dementia, Macular Degeneration, Depression - Elderly, Arthritis, High Blood Cholesterol, Heart Disease - Aging, and takes Centrum Silver, Vitamin D, Effexor, Dexilant, Namenda, Abilify, Aricept, Bentyl, Lipitor, Plavix, Voltaren)
    I was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia 4 years ago. I have experienced hallucinations at times over the last 2 years usually related with a UTI. One ongoing hallucination that I have that is not related to UTI is seeing bugs burrowing in my arms. I also tend to see people who are not there at ...
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus & metoclopramide (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 87 year old woman who has Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, GERD, Dementia, Hypertension, Fractured Hip, Reflux Esophagitis, and takes Metoclopramide, Remeron, Lisinopril, Aricept, Oxycodone Hydrochloride)
    My Mom while recovering from a hip fracture in a rehab center was given Metoclopramide for 2 days when she suddenly (about 2-3 hours after her dose of metoclopramide at lunch time) became completely disoriented,lethargic and could not speak. She could barely swallow, and could not drink liquids even ...
  • Does aricept shorten life expectancy? i am a 61 year old women with mild dementia.
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Dementia, and takes Aricept)
    I have rcently been diagnosed with mild dementia and have been started on a low dose of aricept (25 mg daily). Will it shorten my life expectancy at all? Is there any research?

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